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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1112 PM CDT THU AUG 13 2015 /1012 PM MDT THU AUG 13 2015/

...THURSDAY AUGUST 13TH 2015 LOCAL STORM REPORTS...

AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS DURING THE
DAYTIME HOURS ON THURSDAY...AUGUST 13TH 2015...BEGAN TO INTERACT
WITH VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THIS SETUP CREATED AND ENVIRONMENT
CONDUCIVE FOR STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
SANDHILLS...NORTH CENTRAL...AND SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS ON THURSDAY. STORMS BEGAN TO DEVELOP
JUST AFTER THE 3PM CDT/2PM MDT HOUR ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA...EXPANDING IN COVERAGE OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS ACROSS MOST
OF NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. BY 7PM CDT/6PM MDT...A LINE OF STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS BEGAN TO MOVE SOUTH SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE
SANDHILLS AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THIS LINE OF STORMS BROUGHT
STRONG WINDS AND LARGE HAIL TO THOMAS AND LOGAN COUNTIES...AS WELL
AS VERY HEAVY RAINFALL TO PORTIONS OF BROWN COUNTY. BY 8PM CDT/7PM
MDT...THE LINE OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS MOVING INTO
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN LINCOLN AND NORTHWESTERN CUSTER COUNTIES. THIS
LINE OF STORMS WOULD CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH SOUTHEAST ACROSS
LINCOLN...CUSTER...AND HAYES COUNTIES...THROUGH THE 10PM CDT/9PM MDT
HOUR...BRINGING LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL.

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
         ..REMARKS..

0540 PM     HAIL             6 WSW BROWNLEE          42.25N 100.73W
08/13/2015  E1.00 INCH       CHERRY             NE   PUBLIC

0630 PM     TSTM WND DMG     7 W THEDFORD            41.98N 100.71W
08/13/2015                   THOMAS             NE   TRAINED SPOTTER

            6 INCH DIAMETER TREES LIMBS DOWN OVER THE HIGHWAY ALONG
           WITH DIME SIZE HAIL.

0642 PM     TSTM WND GST     5 S THEDFORD            41.91N 100.57W
08/13/2015  E60.00 MPH       THOMAS             NE   PUBLIC

0649 PM     HAIL             1 SE HI 83 MILE MARKER  41.86N 100.55W
08/13/2015  E0.88 INCH       THOMAS             NE   PUBLIC

            NICKLE SIZE HAIL WITH 50 MPH WINDS.

0700 PM     HEAVY RAIN       19 S AINSWORTH          42.27N 99.86W
08/13/2015  E4.50 INCH       BROWN              NE   PUBLIC

            4.5 INCHES OF RAIN FELL WITHIN THE HOUR AS STORM PASSED
           OVER.

0700 PM     HAIL             8 WSW STAPLETON         41.44N 100.65W
08/13/2015  E2.50 INCH       LOGAN              NE   PUBLIC

0703 PM     HAIL             5 NW HI 83 MILE MARKER  41.79N 100.58W
08/13/2015  E0.88 INCH       THOMAS             NE   PUBLIC

            NICKLE SIZE HAIL WITH 50 MPH.

0705 PM     TSTM WND DMG     13 NNW STAPLETON        41.65N 100.61W
08/13/2015                   LOGAN              NE   PUBLIC

            ESTIMATED 60 MPH WIND GUST. NUMEROUS 6 TO 8 INCH LONG
         TREE BRANCHES DOWN AND PEA SIZE HAIL.

0739 PM     HAIL             15 N NORTH PLATTE       41.35N 100.77W
08/13/2015  M1.00 INCH       LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

0744 PM     HAIL             1 N RINGGOLD            41.53N 100.77W
08/13/2015  E1.00 INCH       MCPHERSON          NE   PUBLIC

0756 PM     HAIL             15 N NORTH PLATTE       41.35N 100.77W
08/13/2015  M2.00 INCH       LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

0825 PM     TSTM WND GST     NORTH PLATTE            41.13N 100.77W
08/13/2015  M65.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   MESONET

0826 PM     TSTM WND GST     NORTH PLATTE            41.13N 100.77W
08/13/2015  E60.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

0827 PM     HAIL             3 ENE NORTH PLATTE      41.15N 100.72W
08/13/2015  M1.75 INCH       LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

            GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL MEASURED AT THE NWS OFFICE.

0829 PM     HAIL             S NORTH PLATTE          41.13N 100.77W
08/13/2015  E1.75 INCH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

0829 PM     TSTM WND GST     S NORTH PLATTE          41.13N 100.77W
08/13/2015  E70.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

0846 PM     TSTM WND GST     8 SW NORTH PLATTE       41.05N 100.88W
08/13/2015  E60.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

0858 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NORTH PLATTE            41.13N 100.77W
08/13/2015                   LINCOLN            NE   BROADCAST MEDIA

            TREES DOWN ON WEST 1ST STREET IN NORTH PLATTE.

0900 PM     TSTM WND GST     11 NE WELLFLEET         40.87N 100.58W
08/13/2015  M60.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

0909 PM     TSTM WND GST     HERSHEY                 41.16N 101.00W
08/13/2015  E60.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

0909 PM     HAIL             HERSHEY                 41.16N 101.00W
08/13/2015  E1.25 INCH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

0912 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NORTH PLATTE            41.13N 100.77W
08/13/2015                   LINCOLN            NE   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TREE BRANCHES DOWN, SOME 6 TO 8 INCHES IN DIAMETER. LIVE
            POWER LINES DOWN. LARGE TREE SPLIT IN HALF FROM WIND.

0924 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NORTH PLATTE            41.13N 100.77W
08/13/2015                   LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

            REPORT OF POWER OUT ACROSS CITY OF NORTH PLATTE AND
POWER            LINES DOWN.

0925 PM     HAIL             9 E WELLFLEET           40.75N 100.56W
08/13/2015  E0.88 INCH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

0928 PM     TSTM WND GST     12 E WELLFLEET          40.75N 100.50W
08/13/2015  E50.00 MPH       LINCOLN            NE   PUBLIC

            IN ADDITION TO THE 50 MPH WINDS, HAIL WAS ESTIMATED TO
BE            ABOUT DIME SIZE.

1000 PM     TSTM WND GST     6 S CURTIS              40.55N 100.51W
08/13/2015  E60.00 MPH       FRONTIER           NE   PUBLIC

            IN ADDITION TO THE STRONG WINDS, NICKEL SIZE HAIL WAS
         FALLING.

1029 PM     HEAVY RAIN       3 ENE NORTH PLATTE      41.15N 100.72W
08/13/2015  M1.38 INCH       LINCOLN            NE   OFFICIAL NWS OBS

            RAIN BEGAN SHORTLY AFTER 815PM CDT AND LASTED TILL
      APPROXIMATELY 925PM CDT


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